Posts Tagged ‘peach’

Stone Fruit Season



The Niagara region boasts some of the most arable land in North America, with its temperate climate and long growing season, rich soils and terroir perfect for orchards of almost any description. Indeed, the fruit that comes from this region -including the famous vineyards that have really put this area and its wines on the map- is a scant sixty minutes from our doorstep. To not take advantage of this amazing bounty is as egregious an oversight as living in Niagara Falls without ever having seen, well, the Falls. Continue »

Video: If You Give a Chef a Peach

Alexandra Feswick is the Executive Chef of the Samuel J.Moore in the Great Hall. We asked her what is happening in her kitchen as we sail through August and get ready for fall. She shared an unconventional, but incredibly delicious sounding, recipe for peaches with us. Grab some peaches and try it at home this long weekend.


Invasion of the Summer Peaches

This is the time of year when Ontario’s peach trees are heavy with juicy, succulent fruit that is being picked as fast as can be to be piled into baskets and trucked to the city markets for us to buy.

One of the best uses for really ripe peaches, especially those that are bruised is to puree them up with some juice and make ice pops.

Even better, puree them with a little vanilla ice cream and make peach creamsicles. Or don’t freeze them at all and have peach milkshakes. Continue »